Megan Labrise is the editor-at-large of Kirkus Reviews. She hosts the weekly podcast Fully Booked, writes the biweekly column “Field Notes,” and interviews hundreds of authors each year. In 2015 she judged the Kirkus Prize for Fiction, one of richest literary awards in the world, with author Colson Whitehead and bookseller Nicole Magistro. She is a graduate of Reed College and NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, a former newspaper reporter, and a food writer. Her work has appeared in Edible Hudson Valley, Epicurious, Gourmet Live, Guernica Daily, Salon, and other publications. She lives in Portland.